Written by Tharushan Fernando
06 May, 2016 | 10:03 pm
Former MP Sajin de Vass Gunawardena convened a media briefing on Friday evening and expressed the following views.
“If one is making a statement, one must say Sajin de Vass Gunawardena had done this. Then I can respond to that”, charged the former MP,Sajin de Vass Gunawardena, who pointed out that baseless statements are being made everyday and there is certain ‘force’ doing this.
He added that there were complaints made against him with CID, the FCID and the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption, and they have been provided with everything they need.
He further noted that following the investigations, if it is found that a wrong was committed it will be taken before courtm and if found guilty there will be a penalty.
However, if such a thing has not taken place, why am I being targeted ? ” questioned the former MP
He further stated that the force mentioned earlier is from the ‘Mahinda Rajapkasa clan’ – but not the former president himself ,but that it is a Rajapaksa nonetheless.
When questioned by reporters if it was Basil Rajapaksa making these statements, the former MP stated that he cannot say so, but the answer will be revealed when required.
“I was denied nominations”, said the former MP who added that this was a planned act and the former Secretary of the UPFA,Susil Premajayantha ,will provide an answer as to what actually happened, if he is consulted.
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